Here Be Dragons: Amazing Statues and Sculptures of Dragons Around the World

22 July 2015

In the Middle Ages the words hic sunt dracones (here be dragons) appeared on a number of maps to indicate dangerous or unexplored territories.  Yet dragons are still among us, dotted all over the globe.  From Europe to Asia and over to the Americas, ferocious beasts (and some a little less so…) protect our cities and temples.  Here is a collection of amazing dragon statues and sculptures from around the world.

Sneinton, England
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Dundee, Scotland
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Boorego Springs, California
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Krakow, Poland
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Tokyo, Japan
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Cardiff, Wales
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Berlin, Germany
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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London, England
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Krakow, Poland
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Henllys, Wales
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Sneinton, England
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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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Jicin, Czech Republic
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Jeju-Do, South Korea
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Versailles, France
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Shanghai, China
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Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia
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Paris, France
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Munich, Germany
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Barcelona, Spain
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Seoul, South Korea
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Braga, Portugal
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Sanggar Agung Temple, Indonesia
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Toulouse, France
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Varna, Bulgaria
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Harlech, Wales
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Have we left out your favorite dragon statue or sculpture? Then please let us know and if you have taken a picture of it, then send it along. Email your pictures to us or leave a comment below. Thank you!


Fist Image Ted Haines


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